Business Section :: Page 18

  • Residents question Cemex standards

    In a panel discussion held Thursday night, Aug. 27, and organized by Village Environmental Commission to clarify Cemex’s plans to test burn tires as a partial fuel for the cement plant down the road, the clearest thing that emerged from the panel discussion was the distrust for Cemex among residents of Yellow Springs.

  • Find farm fare and friends at market

    Carrie and Glen Smith stole away from their uncle Danny McGovern’s veggie stand to sample the scents of White Mountain Honey Farm’s beeswax soaps.

    The lure of plump eggplant bulbs and summer squash peeking out from their crates and the sunburst of dahlias and daisies reaching out to be picked is enough to keep a shopper quite busy at the Yellow Springs Farmer’s Market every Saturday morning.

  • New eatery touts Peruvian, U.S. foods

    Lawren and Diana Williams of Fairborn are opening their new restaurant, Williams Eatery and Gathering Place, at the beginning of this month. The restaurant, on the corner of Corry and Dayton streets, will feature both American and Peruvian food.

    “I was always drawn to the preparation of food,” said Lawren (“Lawrence without the c-e”) Williams. “My mom says some of her fondest memories of me are when I was real little and was always trying to create dishes. None of them were any good — I just liked the idea of preparing food!”

  • Council approves Barr property project

    By Diane Chiddister A controversial project that pitted the need for affordable senior housing against a concern for downtown aesthetics moved toward reality this week when Village Council unanimously approved the Friends Care Community’s proposal to build senior housing on the Barr property downtown. The vote was 5–0 on the second reading of the resolution, […]

  • For a small town with big city needs, Tom’s delivers the goods

    Clockwise from back left, Tom Gray, Dave Trollinger, Elma Straley, Brenda Donley and 25 other full and part-time employees help keep the shelves at Tom’s Market fresh and well-stocked 365 days a year.

    For a small town grocery store, it might be considered unusual that Tom’s Market carries 16 kinds of olives, six kinds of tofu (if you count the Tofu Pups), ground lamb, Italian parsley and cheesecloth.

  • EPA OKs Cemex tire burning

    Reversing a decision it made in November, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency ruled this month that the Cemex Fairborn cement plant has one year to complete a trial burn using scrap tires as a partial fuel.

  • A record year for YSI Inc.

    YSI Incorporated had a record year in 2007, posting a top-line revenue growth of 15 percent, to nearly $73 million, and a 40 percent increase in profits, said President and CEO Rick Omlor at the company’s annual shareholders meeting…

  • ‘News’ wins top newspaper prize

    The Yellow Springs News was named the top newspaper in its class recently at the annual Osmond C. Hooper Newspaper Show, the annual competition among Ohio weekly newspapers. The contest took place Feb. 14 in Columbus as part of the annual Ohio Newspaper Association annual convention.

  • Antioch Co. sells bookplate division

    The Antioch Company officially sold the Antioch Publishing Company to an Indiana-based business last week. Antioch Publishing comprises about 5 percent of the Antioch Company’s total business and the sale will not have a big effect on the manufacturing operations in Yellow Springs…

  • ‘Antique Power’ chugs to 20

    Pat Ertel, owner of Ertel Publishing, is celebrating the 20th year of publication of Antique Power, a tractor collector’s magazine, at his offices in Yellow Springs.

    How does one go from being an aerospace engineer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to the publisher of an antique tractor magazine? This is a question Patrick Ertel has been asked repeatedly over the last 19 years. But wait! It gets better.

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